Northeastern University convened experts from industry, government, and academia last week to discuss advancements in next-generation energy storage and battery technologies as well as their commercial viability, which could have a major impact in addressing global challenges in areas such as energy consumption, materials shortages, and climate change.
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A $1.15 million grant titled “CaNCURE: Cancer Nanomedicine Co-ops for Undergraduate Research Experiences” has been funded by the National Cancer Institute and the National Institutes of Health.
Top researchers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and policymakers from Massachusetts and Switzerland convened at Northeastern University on Friday for an energy summit, where participants discussed innovations and strategies to address climate change and a range of other global energy challenges.
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Dean J. Murray Gibson announces appointment of Phyllis Strauss as Interim Director of the Biochemistry Program.
New research from the Center for Drug Discovery at Northeastern presents a series of molecules that can be controllably deactivated, thereby reducing the side effects of potentially valuable drugs.
The faculty members appear on Thomson Reuters’ “Highly Cited Researchers 2014″ list.
A group of Northeastern students has joined the crusade to bring an end to the 17 neglected tropical diseases that affect more than 1 billion people around the world. Called NEU END7, the group has been working since October to raise awareness of NTDs and help eradicate the seven most common tropical infections by 2020.
Congratulations to chemistry Prof. John Engen, whose sabbatical research was recently featured in Cell!
Northeastern professor Barry Karger, whose contributions to analytical chemistry helped enable the sequencing of the human genome, received the Arnold O. Beckman Medal and Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievements in the field of electrodriven separation techniques.